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By Rehabilitating Iraq War Boosters, Is the Press Trying to Forgive Itself?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The head-scratching question continues to be, why? Why are the discredited "experts" who botched Iraq last time now being a given a platform to comment on the military crisis they helped create?

PHOTOS: Ted Koppel's Waterfront Home Is For Sale

Posted 09.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

Broadcast journalist Ted Koppel has listed his historic home on the Maryland waterfront for sale. If you're in the market for 110 acres, and you've go...

Words to Live By, Graduates!

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 07.20.2013 | Parents
Rachel Braun Scherl

I graduated from college 26 years ago this past week. I remember ever part of it -- the parties the night before, how we stayed up way too late (Ok, we didn't sleep at all). As I prepare for the graduations I will attend this week, I anticipate the memories that will flood my mind.

Koppel: Youths Subject To 'Torture' In U.S. Jails

Simon McCormack | Posted 03.22.2013 | Crime

Legendary newsman and Rock Center contributor Ted Koppel stopped by HuffPost Live to discuss what he calls the "torture" of youths in solitary confine...

Ted Koppel Lashes Out At NBC Over 'Rock Center'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 03.21.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Veteran newsman Ted Koppel, who reports on Friday's "Rock Center" about young offenders in adult prisons, said NBC hasn't done Brian Willi...

Time for David Gregory to Apologize

David Shuster | Posted 03.03.2013 | Media
David Shuster

Meet the Press is the oldest and most treasured public affairs show on television. This is why the ongoing silence of David Gregory and NBC News -- following his apparent on-air violation of D.C. gun laws -- is so disconcerting.

Bill O'Reilly: I Do 'Noble' Work

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.21.2012 | Media

Bill O'Reilly was not happy about Ted Koppel's withering look at cable news on Thursday. The two recently got into a debate over the subject, which en...

The Self Delusion of Broadcast News and the Danger of "Quiet" Bias

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 11.21.2012 | Media
Greta Van Susteren

Brian Williams and Ted Koppel are trying to tell us cable news anchors are biased and network news anchors -- especially those of yesteryear -- are not, or if they are, they don't show it. Really? Network anchors are not biased?

It Cannot Be Denied

D. R. Tucker | Posted 09.07.2012 | Green
D. R. Tucker

How about setting a similarly themed film in Oklahoma, beginning with residents discussing their feelings about Senator James Inhofe's insistence that climate change is all a big hoax that Margaret Thatcher, Pope John Paul II, and Pope Benedict XVI somehow fell for?

Elise Foley

Luis Gutierrez: Who Is The Immigrant, Justin Bieber Or Selena Gomez?

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) pulled out a secret weapon on Wednesday to talk about the Arizona immigration law and potential for racial ...

Lights, Camera, Educate!

Zachary K. Pearce | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education
Zachary K. Pearce

When the lights and camera are cued, not only is a news show taking place, but an outstanding education is in the making.

WATCH: As U.S. Withdraws From Iraq, Questions Remain About American Presence

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | World

The U.S. military is completing its withdrawal from Iraq later this month, but is America really leaving? That's the question journalist Ted Koppel so...

WATCH: BriWi Meets His Star Sidekicks

Posted 12.17.2011 | Media

"Rock Center with Brian Williams" released its second official promo spot for the newsmagazine show set to premiere October 31. "Rock Center's" newest...

It's Official: Koppel To NBC

Posted 12.13.2011 | Media

"Rock Center with Brian Williams" added another star to its list of famous contributors on Thursday. Ted Koppel will join the team as a special corres...

WATCH: Ted Koppel Trashes Show That Made Him Famous

Posted 11.26.2011 | Media

Ted Koppel took a harsh swipe at "Nightline," the show that brought him worldwide fame, during an interview with a Seattle television station over the...

Ted Koppel May Join New NBC Show

Posted 11.19.2011 | Media

The Wall Street Journal reports that Ted Koppel is in talks to join NBC News' new magazine show, "Rock Center With Brian Williams." Koppel, of cour...

Ted Koppel Responds To Olbermann's Criticism Of Him

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.28.2011 | Media

ORIGINAL POST: Ted Koppel appeared on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday to discuss what he feels is the deep decline of television news--and to respond ...

Olbermann Fires Back At Ted Koppel Over Objectivity, 'Real News'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC host Keith Olbermann lashed out at ABC's former "Nightline" host Ted Koppel and the mainstream media generally in a lengthy "special comment" at...

O'Reilly Challenges Ted Koppel: Show Me When I've Lied And 'Shut Me Up For Good'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a rare display of agreement with his time slot rival Keith Olbermann, Bill O'Reilly also struck back at Ted Koppel on Monday, asking for the vetera...

Ted Koppel: 'Let's Stop Fulfilling Osama Bin Laden's Goals'

The Washington Post | Ted Koppel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, succeeded far beyond anything Osama bin Laden could possibly have envisioned. This is not just because they resulted in...

The Crusaders of Freedom and the Pre -Election Fox Trot

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rizwan A. Rahmani

These election reruns are so tired by now that one can recite the lines verbatim, and yet much of the electorate falls for it every single time. How short term are voters' memories?

Ted Koppel's Son Died From Alcohol, Cocaine, Heroin & More

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The son of former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel, who was found dead in a stranger's apartment after a day of bar-hopping, overdosed on a...

Andrew Koppel's Partner Devastated Over Death

AP | TED SHAFFREY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The longtime partner of former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel's son said she was devastated when he was found dead in a woman's apartment...

Andrew Koppel Knew Drinking Pal Before Day Of Death

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A grieving Ted Koppel has been in touch with Commissioner Ray Kelly regarding the recent death of the newsman's son. Andrew Koppel, 40, was found dea...

Ted Koppel's Son Andrew Found Dead

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A son of former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel was found dead in an apartment after a day of bar hopping with a man he'd just met, a law ...